Seminarians Advance in Ministry

The Lafayette Diocese Office of Seminarians is pleased to announce that ANDREW FRANCIS KILLEEN and BR. JOHN JOSEPH OF JESUS CRUCIFIED, CJC (Payton Bourque) were admitted into the Ministry of Acolyte at Notre Dame Seminary Chapel in New Orleans on Monday, November 27, 2017. The Most Reverend Edward J. Burns, Bishop of the Diocese of Dallas, conferred the ministry of acolyte on these two second-year theologians.

Andrew Killeen

Andrew is the son of Daniel and Lisa Smith Killeen and is sponsored by St. Pius X Church parish in Lafayette.

Brother John Joseph, CJC

Brother John Joseph of Jesus Crucified, CJC (Payton Bourque) is the son of Jared and Simone Simon Bourque of Lafayette. He is a professed brother of Jesus Christ Crucified in St. Martinville.

Also admitted into the Ministry of Lector were CASEY RENÉ DUGAS and CONNOR PATRICK POIRRIER during a special Mass of Installation Wednesday, October 25, 2017 in the Notre Dame Seminary Chapel in New Orleans. Most Reverend Martin David Holley, D.D., Bishop of the Diocese of Memphis conferred the ministry of lector on these two first-year theologians.

Casey Dugas

Casey is the son of Sandy and Jill Dartez Dugas and is sponsored by Sacred Heart Church in Baldwin.

Connor Poirrier

Connor is the son of Martin Poirrier and Donna Savoy Poirrier and is sponsored by Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Scott.

Congratulations to all!